The New Paper

February 1, 2021

Black History Month 2021 kicks off

Black History Month kicks off today. The annual celebration traces its origins to the early 1900s and was officially recognized by former President Gerald Ford in 1976. This year’s theme is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.”
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